Diocesan Middle School Youth Gathering

  • 06:00 PM
  • St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church 219 2nd St N, Sartell, MN 56377
  • 320-251-0111 ext. 4

About the Event

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This Diocesan Middle School Gathering is scheduled from 6:00 – 8:30 PM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church 219 2nd St N, Sartell, MN 56377.  The evening is designed to bring middle school youth together for prayer, food, fun and to celebrate being an important and vital part of our Church.  The event will feature: Supper, games, music, fun, prayer, fellowship and learning about our faith.  Cost for the event is a suggested $50.00 per parish or $5.00 donation per person as participants are able to help to defray costs.

About the Speakers


Jesse Manibusan is a Catholic lay evangelizer. He earned an MA in Multicultural Ministries at the Franciscan School of Theology, Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, and has served the Church as music director, youth worker, catechist, pastoral associate and itinerant minister. Jesse is a singer, songwriter, storyteller and a self proclaimed Joy Cultivator. Jesse travels the world, giving parish missions, concerts, and workshops. Jesse’s music and ministry are a partnership with Oregon Catholic Press, www.ocp.org. Visit Jesse at www.jessemanibusan.com.


Tony Ducklow is a ministry entrepreneur based out of Minneapolis. He currently serves as director of creative programming for Youth Leadership, where he helps train youth leaders and direct Summer Festival Camp a four-day summer retreat experience focused on sharing Jesus with teenagers. When he’s not entrepreneuring, Tony loves playing Batman themed video games, traveling with his wife Lacey, and volunteering at his church. Tony loves sharing messages that encourage listeners to follow Jesus in a way that feels authentic, seems attainable, and invites transformation. He loves to speak to teenagers, congregations, and adults who care about the next generation.


6:00 PM   Fellowship and Food

6:30 PM  Welcome, Prayer, and Group Mixers

7:10 PM  Jesse Manibusan – Keynote and prayer

8:20 PM  Closing

8:30 PM  Dismiss


Click here to register.   Call CEM at 320-251-0111 for more info and for any questions.